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obeisance

noun

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a show of respect or acknowledgement of the authority or importance of another
  • They made obeisance before the king and queen.
  • She earned herself some political enemies when she failed to make the proper obeisance to those in power.

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The first known use of obeisance was in the 14th century

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“Obeisance.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/obeisance. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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